Jack has just turned five years old. He and Ma live in Room, where he’s lived for his whole life. To Jack, Room is the whole world, but for Ma, it’s a prison where she’s been held against her will for seven years.
In this small 11×11 room, she’s been able to protect Jack from Old Nick, and create a whole world for him. But as he gets older, his imagination and curiosity grow, and she knows that soon, Room will not be big enough.
Ms. Donahue really did a great job in creating a story that shows the human side of a shocking situation.